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Theology of Religions
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I. Philosophy of Religion

The theology of religions is dedicated to philosophical or theological reflection on the relationships between religions and worldviews (Weltanschauung). Recently three fundamental types of such theology have been distinguished: exclusivism, inclusivism, and pluralism, which understands all religions as responses, in principle on an equal footing, to the experience of (the one?) transcenden…

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Vroom, Henk M., Schwöbel, Christoph and May, John D’Arcy, “Theology of Religions”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 September 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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